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Jets Wa(i)ve Goodbye to Coples

By Glenn Naughton   The New York Jets today announced that they have waived former first-round draft pick, outside linebacker Quinton Coples. Just one day after Coples saw the field for only five snaps against the Houston Texans, Gang Green parted ways with the former North Carolina product. Coples had high hopes entering the [...]

Patience, Perseverance Paying off for Miles

By Glenn Naughton When Rontez Miles heard his name called as he came charging out of the tunnel for the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium this Thursday, as the team's starting safety, it marked the end of a remarkable journey from college prospect to NFL starter.  Yes, Miles' start was due to several injuries in [...]

Jets Secondary on Worst run Since ’86

By Glenn Naughton   As they say in pro sports, a win is a win and you take 'em however you can get 'em.  No team should have to apologize for winning ugly as the Jets did yesterday against the Jacksonville Jaguars in a 28-23 home victory that Head Coach Todd Bowles said is the type [...]

Blowout Loss Leaves Jets Defense Looking for Answers

By Glenn Naughton   There weren't supposed to be any Jets losses like this...34-20 at the hands of the Raiders.  Not this season.  Not after rookie General Manager Mike Maccagnan teamed with Head Coach Todd Bowles to import a virtual All-Star team on defense. All-Pro cornerbacks, a defensive line loaded with first-round talent, a true free [...]

Hard to Discredit Jets Fast Start

By Glenn Naughton   It's one of the oldest and most commonly occurring arguments in pro football.  Every NFL season, at least one team inevitably surprises fans around the league by getting off to a better start than many anticipated.  At some point, somebody is bound to tell you that said team "hasn't beaten anybody yet" [...]

Mac’s Moves Paying Immediate Dividends

By Glenn Naughton   When New York Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan's off-season spending spree came to a close and the rookie GM had the opportunity to take a step back to look at the roster he and his staff had assembled, nobody would have blamed the man some call "Big Mac" for doing back-flips. [...]